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Revetment - Wikipedia
In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal engineering, revetments are sloping structures placed on banks or cliffs in such a way as to absorb the energy  ... More »
re·vet·ment
[ri-vet-muhnt]
NOUN
1.
a facing of masonry or the like, especially for protecting an embankment.
2.
an ornamental facing, as on a common masonry wall, of marble, face brick, tiles, etc.
Source: Dictionary.com

www.coastalwiki.org/wiki/Revetments

Nov 30, 2007 ... Revetments are always made as sloping structures and are very often constructed as permeable structures using natural stones or concrete ...

www.coastalwiki.org/wiki/Seawalls_and_revetments

Mar 16, 2009 ... This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and revetments. The article further explains how and why the ...

geographyas.info/coasts/coastal-management

Revetments are concrete (or in some cases wooden) structures that are built along the base of a cliff. They're slanted and act as a barrier against waves not too ...

www.loranet.org/faqrevet.htm

Stone revetments also reduce wave scour and rebound which are the major causes of erosion control structure failure by allowing waves to "run-up" part of the ...

getrevising.co.uk/grids/revetments_disadvantages_coasts

May 20, 2014 ... Advantages. Absorb wave energy through the slats; Effective for many years; Can be cheap compared to other techniques ...

www.snh.org.uk/publications/on-line/heritagemanagement/erosion/appendix_1.14.shtml

Rock revetments may be used to control erosion by armouring the dune face. They dissipate the energy of storm waves and prevent further recession of the ...

water.ohiodnr.gov/portals/soilwater/pdf/stream/stfs16.pdf

Riprap Revetments. Streambank erosion is a natural process that occurs in streams. De- pending on the soil type and land use, streambank erosion can account ...

www.dec.ny.gov/docs/water_pdf/waverosionrevetment.pdf

In the case of stone revetments, the crest width should be only as wide as ... which relates the design wave height and design slope of the revetment to the ...